Darren Burgos

Darren Burgos

Darren started making music on computers when he was a teenager in 1987. His first computer was an Amiga, and when he realized the power of computer-based production, his addiction for making electronic music began. Darren switched to Mac in 1994 and started using Logic Pro. He's been involved in many music projects over the years including Psychoid. For two years Darren travelled with Apple showing Logic Pro to visitors of Macworld, NAMM, Remix Hotel and NAB. Currently, he teaches a class in L.A. on electronic music production using Logic for Logic Pro Help. Darren also runs two small businesses on Mixing, Mastering and Logic Pro training and support.

Articles by Darren Burgos

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Why & How To Use Logic Pro X's Track Alternatives

Track Alternatives are a great way to nondestructively try out different arrangements and takes in Logic Pro X. Darren Burgos explains why you should be using them.

How To Instantly Pitch / Tune Any Audio in Logic Pro X

Logic Pro X has more tools for pitching and tuning audio than you may have realised, and it works just as flexibly as editing MIDI pitch does. Darren Burgos explains.

How To Instantly Modulate Any Parameter In Logic Pro X

Modulation can be the key to making synths and even whole mixes sound more dynamic and interesting. Here's how to achieve it quickly and easily in Logic.

Using Korg Monologue (Or Other Hardware Synths) With Logic Pro X

Incorporating external hardware synths like Korg's Minilogue into Logic has never been easier, but there's still a technique to know. Darren Burgos shows you how it's done.

3 Ways to Use Selection Based Processing in Logic Pro X 10.3

Selection based processing opens up whole new worlds in Logic Pro X 10.3. Darren Burgos shows you some practical examples of how it works.

Creating Elaborate EDM Grooves In A Single MIDI Region in Logic Pro X

A sprawling Logic project with a billion tracks and regions and a mixer that takes 2 minutes to scroll through might look cool. There's easier ways to make compelling EDM grooves in a single region.

Creating Risers The Easy Way In Logic Pro X

Want to create unique, effective EDM risers in Logic Pro X without the hassle of starting from scratch every time? Darren Burgos shows how you need not reinvent the wheel for every project.

Awesome Beat Variations Using These Little Known Flex Modes in Logic Pro X

The Speed and Tempophone modes are two of the more esoteric Flex modes in Logic Pro X that won't be used much for traditional vocal and beat correction. But, for EDM beats they are incredibly useful.

Hacking Logic Pro X To Behave Like Ableton Live's Session View

One of Ableton Live's most attractive features is Session View. Here's a quick way to make Logic Pro X behave in a similar way that'll change the way you arrange and produce tracks in Logic.

Review: Accusonus Regroover Pro

So you want to split a mixed down track to either remix or re-groove different sounds and instruments? But are finding it impossible? The Regroover plug-in is here to help you do the impossible.

6 Logic Pro X Cycling Tips For A Faster Production Workflow

These are the kind of Logic tips that can make your Logic Pro X sessions more satisfying. Using just one or two of these shortcuts can be a guaranteed time saver and help you focus on producing.

Recreating The Stranger Things Theme Using U-he Diva

You don't need $10,000s worth of analog hardware synthesizers to recreate the gorgeous theme music to Netflix's Stranger Things. Here's how to get very close to the sound using u-he's Diva plug-in.

How To Turn Your Voice Into An Instrument in Logic Pro X

In this nifty Logic Pro X tutorial Darren Burgos shows how to turn your (or somebody's) sampled voice into a playable instrument in Logic Pro's Alchemy synth instrument.

9 Life Saving Tips for Remixers

When it comes to remixing, Darren Burgos has a life time of experiences with a wide array of artists and musicians. Here's 9 top tips he's sharing to help you make your remixes stand tall.

Review: Sugar Bytes Factory

A safari ticket to the wilderness of sound..? This is how Sugar Bytes describe their new modular synth plug-in, Factory. Darren Burgos is on the hunt for powerful sounds and Factory comes up trumps.